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Ruff Way to Go (Allie Babcock Mystery #2)

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DOG THERAPIST ALLIE BABCOCK IS BACK--
AND SHE HAS A BONE TO PICK WITH A KILLER

Allie's dog therapy practice is booming. Her divorcing neighbors Edith and Travor have hired her to choose which one should have custody of Shogun, their silky terrier. Another neighborhood pair, Cassandra and Paul, need help with a fostered Siberian husky and her pups. Everything's great until Al
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Mass Market Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by Fawcett
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Jeanne O'donnell
Not so much

This wasn't half as good as the debut novel but the plot and characters were still ok and use will read the next
Surprisingly this has a few typos as well
Lynette Haddock
Good

Once more, dog behaviorist, Allie Babcock, is involved in trying to solve a murder, which occurs in her neighbor's back yard. Of course, dogs play a vital role in the narrative.

The humor is a breath of fresh air. The unfolding romance is also very sweet, and so far, wholesome and not tainted by today's view of lust as love.

Unfortunately, there were too many typos in this book. I can certainly understand how that can happen, but, for me, it was a little interruptive to the story.
Sarah
Jan 31, 2010 Sarah rated it it was ok
This book was alright. It started out super fun, but the plot turned out fairly cheesy from the middle to end. A few things were silly and unbelievable. Who hires and pays a dog-behavior expert to determine where a dog's ideal home would be during a divorce process? Especially a neighbor you're not crazy about in the first place. I thought a lot of the dog-related events in the book were far-fetched and unrealistic, like how obsessed EVERYONE in the neighborhood was about their dogs, especially ...more
Jean
Oct 11, 2015 Jean rated it really liked it
This cozy mystery is second in a series. Allie Babcock is an interesting character, but sometimes I wanted to shake her. She may be a whiz at reading dogs, but she's abysmal at reading people. Still it is a nice, quick read. I enjoyed the dog training tips included in the book.

I think you have to really like dogs to love this book, but if you enjoy cozy mysteries, you may want to try this one.
Kevin Kern
Easy read, sort of lame, except for the dog parts. I hope the writer has found an editor, who makes her refrain from using currently, twice in one sentence. In other words, the writing isn't top notch, but she can depict dogs, and their behavior very well.
Lynn Demsky
Aug 09, 2015 Lynn Demsky rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
This was an exceptional mystery – plus it’s just fun to find a mystery that can be easily read in one day! There was a lot of twists and turns and was surprised at who the killer really was! GREAT READ!
Kathy
Jul 27, 2015 Kathy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great series.

I LOVE this series!! If you love dogs and mysteries, this is the series for you!! Allie Babcock is pet behaviorist who seems have a knack for solving murders.
victoria walker
Nov 26, 2014 victoria walker rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dog lovers delight

Wonderful dog lovers read.Many tricks for new and old owners of dogs to be reminded of dogs locality to owners and behavior.
Joyce Kirkwood
Sep 15, 2015 Joyce Kirkwood rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Needed someone who could read to go over book.

The book was good but whoever was supposed to make corrections was extremely sloppy. There were too many errors. Joyce

Kristy Christensen
Read this in a few hours. interesting in a teenager sort of way and the ending was a surprise.
Karen
Jul 18, 2015 Karen rated it liked it
Fun series. Amateur sleuth is a dog psychologist also.
Gloria Mccracken
Mar 12, 2016 Gloria Mccracken rated it liked it
A pleasant entry in the series about a dog behaviorist who has moved back home. Some of the characters act a little dopey.
Kathy
Sep 09, 2015 Kathy rated it really liked it
Pretty cute...am enjoying this series!
Triss
Dec 20, 2013 Triss rated it really liked it
Some people read romance for relaxation. I read dog books. some are way better than others. I like this series. It's kind of lame in a really fun way.
Sue
Oct 30, 2013 Sue rated it it was amazing
Excellent second book. Looking forward to the third in her series.
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